MNH - wednesday 2005-07-06 2251 last modified 2005-07-07 2111
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Sandstone shadows

This sandstone concretion from Fontainebleu in France can be found in the Smithsonian Institute's Museum of Natural History. An elegant natural formation, it shares a room with the Hope Diamond, an ugly piece of worthless carbon adorned with other gaudy crap used chiefly as a means to repay debts amongst an upper class historically and inexplicably deeply invested in gaudy crap.

This rock, on the other hand, is beautiful.

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haha

hahahha... that's a good way to put it. =D although i'm not sure the hordes of ppl trying to see the hope diamond would have agreed. i do, though. the sandstone formation is indeed beautiful.

joyce L on July 17, 2005 08:49 PM

I have a thing a...

I have a thing against diamonds - poor Hope didn't stand a chance :)

Ryan Lee on July 20, 2005 10:44 PM

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